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and mr. christopher wattling for district ten. >> item for cal train to proceed with design bridge with berm design allocation -- public works and environmental connector road. appropriation of 49,000 and appropriate funds for planning and community outreach. this is an action item. >> good morning commissioner. my name is collin i'm the transportation planner with the authority. this item is on page 15 of your packet. it's an update on two projects that we last presented to you in march. one is the quint street bridge replacement project as well as quint-jerrold connector road which is a city project testimony just -- just going to quickly give you an overview. here we're showing over view map of the project area. we will see here is the circle in the center is the quint street bridge. this is a cal train bridge over quint street which is a local street in the bay view. that bridge over 100 years old and is in need of replacement. cal train has just recently completed the replacement of the jerrold avenue bridge which is one block north. cal train has $25 million of funding lin
. >> director metcalf? >> i am really glad that we are talking about the extension of the cal train i am hope thating we spend more time as a board on this. i have no concerns whatsoever about ecom or the price. i am concerned about the scope of what is in this and what i know from talking to other people in the community is that the various partners that will be necessary to connect cal train to the transbay terminal do not agree about the alignment. the san francisco mayor's office and i am the mayor's appointee to this board does not agree with this alignment. i don't believe that the san francisco county transportation authority does. getting agreement between the various parties in addition to the high speed rail authority and cal train is the task ahead for us. the, i believe, i have a great concern about opening a supplemental and then locking ourselves in and then telling ourselves that we can't reopen it. i know that we have to do a supplemental eir but i don't think that we yet know what should be in it. >> i just add on that that question. because i had a related question. and so i
of lessons learned being applied. first to my left, ray chaney, cal fire incident battle xwrupb chief. to his left, colonel laura yeager, 40th combat aviation brigade. to her left, commander steve everett, to his left lieutenant colonel dana, marine corps installation west. thank you. let me go ahead and start off by talking a little bit and just going back over some of the discussions yesterday that i think are going to play into this discussion. we had vice admiral beeman talk a little bit yesterday about capabilities and vice admiral zunkoff talked about partnerships, unity of effort, unity of command. mayor lee talked about dod efforts, expertise, community efforts and as we go into all those discussions today you will see best practices applied during the 10 years from those fires. i have the pleasure of working for administrator fuget in fema headquarters. fema's role is to coordinate response between state and local governments and his focus, his direction to us really comes down it 3 things. he asks us to always plan for the worst case, the maximum of the maximums and it'
to highway 1. a small section has collapsed. cal trans hopes to have the road open again by noontime tomorrow. >>> more road troubles. there is progress, but still a long way to go in the effort to repair a massive sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonight, but the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under theoad. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains hampe
section has collapsed. cal trans hopes to have the road open again by noontime tomorrow. >>> more road troubles. there is progress, but still a long way to go in the effort to repair a massive sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonthe coming dry the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under the road. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains hampered crew
's a few blocks away from the cal train station at 4th and tounsened -- townsend. no word yet on when it will open. >>> police are looking for the people who stabbed a 14-year-old boy near san jose's christmas in the park. officers got a call at a carnival adjacent to plaza de la ceasar chavez. witnesses say the three suspects are in their teens or early 20s. >> here for the kids and the people that want to have a good christmas. not here for people to come out and start fights. you know? you guys are going to start fights, don't even come down here. just leave it to the kids. >> police believe the attack was gang-related. >>> murder in broad daylight has oakland businesses concerned. a man was killed just before 3 p.m. saturday afternoon near jackland and square, favorite spot for tourists. witnesses report a gunman fired a fatal shot and fled the area in the 400 block of 3rd street. a shooting in the same area last july injured five people outside a movie theater. crime in the area filled with cafes and condominiums is unusual. >>> police are investigating a deadly shooting on banya
dpw and cal train committed to incorporate landscaping to enhance both those projects. lastly, we have heard consistently from the community, the importance of incorporating a local job opportunities and contracting opportunities and so this funding request includes a request for developing an outreach strategy to go out and engage folks in the community so they can participate in the opportunities that will be available with both of these projects. given the work we've done and the community outreach, we are essentially, i think we kind of presented this conclusion or rather thinking on it initially but further work has essentially found that the option one, the berm option combined with the connector road really are not ideal are the best options we have in terms of maintaining that bridge with the funds we have in terms of facilitating a station and maintaining local access. and in terms of facilitating other land use activities in the area. those include the pc but go into a little more detail. we also included in this package of improvement and city project for the connector road
the wet season so there's less for the fire to feed on. to what extent in cal fire and all your other things do you encourage people to do things in their forest when you don't have a fire that make it easier and more effective in fighting the fire? >> it's an excellent question, sir. we spend a large time in cal fire on public education and prevention and also with respect to you were talking about fuel, the fuels program, or vegetation management program in cal fire, we have a robust program throughout the state where we are conducting burning operations and vegetation management with prieflt ranch owners and private land owners as well as on state and cooperating with our federal agencies with the u.s. forest service. so two-fold program, vegetation management, we aggressively pursue that, but also from a public education stand point. what we find in these large scale incidents, the public is going to have to be self-sustaining and self-supporting. they need to be prepared. we try to educate them in respect that we say we'll provide the offense, you provide the defense. we ta
: a lot more to bring you. cal announces the new football coach for u.c. berkeley. plus the economic problem with proposition 30 what voters passed last month. a driving perk for lawmakers went away but not before some elected officials passed the buck to taxpayers. that story and tonight, dogs usually chase cars but it turns out they can drive them, too. we'll get those pictures. also here. ♪ >> look back at the career of a bay area legend [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday." safeway. ingredients for life. >> dan: we are getting an idea about the possible long term impact, the tax increases voters approved in proposition 30 could have on our state's economy. nannette miranda has the story tonight from sacramento. >> gover
. >>> a cal train slammed into a car on the tracks, but no one was hurt. it happened near 16th street and 7th. service was stopped briefly in both directions. the car stalled on the tracks and the occupants were able to slow the train down in time ?ie. in southern california a tow truck driver was killed by an amtrak train as he tried to get a stalled car off the tracks. the people in the stalled car got out safely. authorities say the victim was on the tracks when the crossing gates closed around him and he couldn't get uh what i in time. >>> a mexican wire service claiming the explain that was carrying jennie rivera magazine functioned once before the crash. the singer born in southern california was best known for her songs in the mexican regional banda and nor tan yaw styles. >> it is a shock to the family. it is incredible, something most of you who know my sister she was a very strong person. she fought for everything in life. she was a great person. >> jennie rivera was a role model to women and members of the gay community. >> the gay community love her. she is one of -- i would say a
for cal train having as many trains as possible go into san francisco would be the ideal thing to have happen. and there are also are questions also regarding the alignment and whether the current alignment is actually the most cost effective and the layout of the stations is there any room for improvement in terms of number of riders and the effectiveness of that line in the long term. so i am very glad to hear director metcalf raise these issues and you know we certainly, strongly encourage in either this project segment or subsequent project segments to address the miss match between the current older plan and the needs of the blended system and the long term ridership and revenue goals of cal train and the city of san francisco. thank you. >> thank you, very much. >> is there any other public comment on this item? >> none that i am aware of. >> all right. seeing none. we do have a motion and a second. >> can we take a roll call on this item. >> director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd? >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> kim. >> aye. >> that is four ayes and item nine is approved. >> thank you
for cal train to proceed with design of their option one, the berm option for the bridge replacement. that includes allowing them to work with the schedules and coordination with the connector road project to make sure that we're able to minimize that gap enclosure. the second piece of this recommendation is to provide funding for the next phase of connector road design. that includes allocating prop k funds to dpw which will be leading the 30% design effort for the connector road. that includes environmental review as well as starting right at negotiation. the purpose of that is to get more clarity to the schedule and make sure the connector road can move forward in parallel with the bridge replacement project. really make sure we're minimizing that construction overlap period. lastly to appropriate prop k funds to the authority to continue working on planning and project oversight as well as conducting further rounds of outreach to go into the community with the work that we're going to be doing and providing some answers to the community in the spring before we come back to the bo
against public nudity. >> cal announces who will coach the football team. >> a driving first for california lawmakers went away. but not before some officials passed a buck to taxpayers. >> how to gaufrd who facebook shares your information w stay with us. news continues here on abc 7 in just a moment. >> it looks like cal has a new football coach. as he first told you at 4:00 san francisco chronicle reporting that louisiana tech sony dykes will be named new head football coach at cal. our sources say he's meeting now to break news with player autos and he's known for wide open offense, which cal fans and players should find refreshing. >> might be a nice change. we're expecting a news conference tomorrow, stay tuned. >> and a dozen state lawmakers have had repairs done on their cars just before buying them when the state top stopped providing free car autos ap is reporting that legislatures spent about $78,000 on oil changes routine mate nens and fixing dents. the commission says they didn't do anything wrong. >> as long as cars were in the possession of the legislature and
. >> later in this broadcast, warriors on the road! cal has a new football coach, and hey! how about those john gruden rumors? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >> >>> dave brubeck died of a heart attack today, one day perfect his 92nd birthday. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> the pianist and composer was born here in the bay area in concord. brubeck became known for exotic and challenging pieces such as "take five." he broke racial barriers playing in black clubs in the 1950s. >>> one san franci
the plan. and cal tram and we have done so successfully in june, the boards approved the locally preferred alternative for the rapid transit project and we are hoping for the project this spring, in october we had the full funding agreement and almost a billion dollars to that fund and project. and last of the signature projects that they have signed and all of the lessons learned and we opened to release the eir draft in 2013. i don't want to take up more time and just highlighted the big projects but there have been countless small projects city wide that has wies's fingerprints on everything from this weekend celebration of the church and pedal street scape projects to the recent approvele of 2010 to the vehicle registration fee which is supposed to provide improves state wide. and there is so much more to say to have the opportunity in january other than use. and from the bottom of our heart i know that the staff will truly miss you and we hope that we will have you fooling around the agency in spirit and literally as we move forward. thank you. >> thank you. >> and again, we want to t
catalogs designed just like fire scope and cal fire in which we have built strike teams from our utilities, strike teams from water companies. they simply make a call and tell us we need 10, 12, 15, it's our obligation to put that together and get it to them. they are worried about the incident in their jurisdiction which they have to correct. it's our responsibility to reach bond those borders as their extension to bring in the reserves that they need to maintain that kaupblt newt of operation and then where we function through the state utility operations center and the state operations center to make sure that we have that kind of access and that kind of assistance. we need caltrans, we're going to need chp, we're going to need cal fire, we need dwr, they are invested in restoring their critical infrastructure and it's our responsibility to reach across those lines to get that kind of access to keep that kind of restoration underway. >> thank you. mr. brig. >> in terms of establishing standards for resill yepbs, absolutely, we have done that. again as i mentioned earlier, to get our
marks rein catholic and maddison. the quarterback headed to cal. out to handley, wildcats up 35-31, maddison answers, preair cormier, and this kid is strong. 79 yards. mad -- mad disson with the vic. >> we'll take a brief time-out. the warriors return with a the warriors return with a franchise record number of you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> mike: the warriors' longest road trip in the year. they won the first five, including a win over the miami heat. a loss in orlando and a win over atlanta coming home. off to best start since the 92-91 season, rookie harrison improving every game. 19 in the game. carl landry off the b
on the piece of history. >>> fred is here and talking about a new chapter in cal football. >> nice guy. realistic guys. after firing jeff tedford cal announced his announcement. 49-year-old sonny said winning a rose bowl is on his bucket list and he has a proven track record. sonny spent three years at louisiana tech and this year they averaged 51 points a game. finished 9-3. it will be a while before cal's offense will look like the bull dog's. >> that is what coaching it, it is about aadjusting your style of play -- adjusting your style of play to your personnel. you are trying to figure out -- >> reporter: how long will it take for you to resonate with the bay area and buy into the guy from texas? >> i hope it won't take too long. i think the key to getting people buying in is success and being visible. we intend to do both. get out there in the community, recruit hard and be visible. people like to follow a winner. if we have success on the field people will follow us. >> wisconsin's head coach takes the job at arkansas. the man that hired him will take over there for the rose bo
breaking news out of concord. the food max store is shut down because of some sort of enemy cal -- kim cal -- chemical smell. >> an armed suspect has been shot in sacramento after a four-hour standoff with police at a fast food restaurant. you can see smoke rise after police fired a concussion grenade into a jack-in-the-box. officers then ran one of two hostages to safety. the other hostage wall rescued unharmed. the gunman was rushed to the hospital. the incident began at 12:30 this afternoon when the man tried to rob the restaurant. >> controversy brewing on c berkeley campus. students want to ban the salvation army. we're live at cal with a look at what's behind the ban. reporter: students here at uc berkeley say that they really enjoy the holidays but they say they don't want the salvationy army to be any part of it elm student government passed a resolution banning the charity from bell-ringing, from actually collecting any type of donations on campus because they say they are allegedly antigay. discriminating allegedly against gay and lesbian persons in their soup kitchens, offcampus
oakdale cal train station is too important. it's too good of an opportunity separated transit access for folks around that station to downtown and to the airport in places south of valencia and somehow include it because of the bridge work. that's the origin of this whole effort. it's not my favorite sport to close city streets. this is a way that you can have your cake and eat it. we can have the connector road, but we can have this potentially fabulous connection from that part of town into downtown where employment is going at the same time. in the process perhaps give the poc a more useable piece of land where currently we have industrial uses that are -- i would surmise based on highest use of that space and a street that's definitely under utilized. >> great, thank you. commissioner cohen? >> thank you very much. i like to take a chance and opportunity to thank t.a. staff and cal train staff for the work they've done for the last year in a half to address many of the concerns you heard raised here. alternatives for our consideration that replaces this bridge, which by the way o
. >> the cal heard around the world. >> we are were expected to be hung up on. >> these djs placed a prank phone call to the hospital, pretending to be queen elizabeth and presence charles. the nurse, jacintha saldana put her through to kate's room and they were given personal information. the embarrassment seems to have driven saldana to suicide. her grieving husband says i am devastated in the loss of my wife. and from her 14-year-old daughter, i miss you, i love you. >> we are right now -- >> the two djs, mel greg, and michael clip, have been suspended but not fired. they are in seclusion and said to be seeking counseling. their station boss says they protect no law. >> we're very confident that we haven't done anything illegal. >> these australians who -- seem puz build -- puzzled by the fuss. >> it was only meant as a joke. they didn't mean to hurt anybody. >> even so authorities are investigating whether any crime was committed. abc news, new york. >> ama: well, let's get a check on the weather with sandy patel. our weather is changing. >> let's show you an outside shot. you can see
needed to tap in this for the win. perry wins his third shootout of his career. >> cal hosting unlv on the hardwood. first half, the monster jam. he had 25. rebels led at the half. cal up one. five seconds left. marshall with the air ball but thomas for the lay yip and cal nearly pulls off the upset. the running recs win it. >> to the pit. messied inned one goal to tie the 40 year record for most goals in the year but he did one better score, two. he had 86 goals since january. and an amazing accomplishment. >> we'll see you tonight for plays of the da i and i sat down with marcel and you won't believe who he is hanging these days. >> ama: thank you, shu. santa claus comes to town and guess what? he takes over hollywood. but can he top a vampire and james bond? this weekend's box office winners when we return. >> ama: join me tonight at 9:00 on coffee tv cable 13. we'll look at a new study that found smoking a signature relt while drink can intensify a hangover. researchers say it may be a potent combination this next morning. at 11:00, the new details about the rescue of an america
't right for anyone. >> witnesses describe the suspects as teens or in their early 20s. >> north bound cal train tracks in san francisco reopened after a car was struck by a train. you are looking at video before 7:00 p.m. tonight. no one was injured when the train struck the car around 5:30 p.m. near mississippi and 16th street. no one was inside the car at the time of the accident. the delays were minimal. no word on how the car ended up on the traction. >>> local charity working to help make sure every child has a toy for the holidays are finding themselves low on donations. the group is in need like never before. >> reporter: it is not what she likes to see. empty shelves so close to the holidays. >> the holidays are for kids. >> reporter: she is the chair person for the toy program. they make sure families who are struggling can make sure their kids don't go without a toy on christmas. last year they helped 40,000 families. this year they expect to see a lot more. >> this is just -- >> that was yesterday. [ talking at the same time ] >> we are doing double appointments. >> reporter: w
. it's called cal recycle, a division of the state. and i believe it just goes into their general fund. they are funded by the redemption -- the nickels and dimes that are not redeemed. it's called "the fund." it's the money that is used to pay consumers back and there is only about 80% of bottles and cans that are returned. so there is an extra amount that helps to run the organization. i believe that funding goes back into that pot. >> okay. other jurisdictions are using mobile vending as an option to comply with the law. do you know of any that are successful? >> there is really one real example, actually is san diego. where there was state legislation passed to allow three supermarkets to share one -- essentially one recycling center that moved for two days, two days, two days to each supermarket on a very set scheduled. so that the customers could get used to. it the state is very particular about running enough hours at certain times of the day, to be certified by the state. so a mobile option has been -- is functioning now in other parts of state. we have talked with t
at cal state fulleron erton in orange county are being told to stay indoors. police are searching for four people involved in an armed robbery. one local television station is quoting a student from saying the police started coming through the school with pretty big guns and told us to either leave the campus or stay indoor with our doors locked. now all of this started with a jewelry store robbery and they think -- here's a map here, started in the valley and they think now that four of the five are involved. they think they may be there. one suspect is in custody burt again the four still on the loose and they may be at cal state fullerton. the headline at this hour, cal state locked down as police search for four armed robbery suspects. >> in just the last 20 minutes we spoke with governor jerry brown's office about the governor's ability to fulfill his official duties now that he's undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. rita williams joins us now live with what she learned about the medical care the governor is receiving at the hospital. >> well, julie, as you know, just in
-double, stanford remains undefeeted at 11-0 with a 73-60 holiday victory. >> for the men, cal hosting prairie view a&m. a break on the schedule for cal. game wasn't even close. cobb, 14 points on the night, and crabbe steals it. there it is. 23 for him. cal shot 50% from the field and win big, 85-53. >> usf facing san diego state in his. dons got off to a good start. jefferson, three of his team-high 15 but the vacation quickly ended. they got lit up by chase tapley. san diego state now 10-1. 80-50 the final. >> nfl action tonight. at 11:00, the falcons trying to wrap up the top seed in the nfc against detroit. and the warriors play again tonight. >> the calm after and before the storms. some of the best views >> ama: join my tonight at 9:00 on cable 13. are alloff your electronic devices zapping you of your creativity? then at 11:00, the christmas shopping frenzy, and it's going to be a long weekend for some. the big deals and what makes this final shopping weekend so unique, all at 9:00 and 11:00. >> with a mix of sun and ran there were rainbows today. we want to share with you this rainbow as s
. >> they are on the scene of a hill slide. news chopper 2 was over and part of the roadway is slumping. cal tarhonda said they will be closed until 230 -- cal train said it will be closed until 2:30. police pulled a man over at 12:30 near college avenue. the man took off before submitting to a field sobriety -- sobriety test. officers lost sight of him and the search was suspended at 4:45 this morning. >> they encouraged him to come out of the swift water and he didn't, he actually swam away from officers and they spam as far as they -- swam as far as they could until they could not swim any further. >>> the after math from this weekend's storms could be felt in our creaks and levees. janine de la vega is live with more on some of the flooding concerns and damage after the storm, jeanine? >> reporter: well, brian, we are standing next to the valley near san fernando creek. the water came in rushing into this neighborhood and it ended up flooding here and at this hour representatives from the state are surveying this and they are trying to come up with a quick fix before the next storm hits. >> reporter:
. now up to the da office to decide whether charges will be filed. >>> heads up from cal-trans tonight if you use the bay bridge. with two 66 days to go until the new bridge opens the toll plaza is about to get a facelift. it's going to take about 6 months and as transportation reporter heather explains, that may just the beginning. >> the current bay bridge toll plaza was completed in 1989 so it's only 23 years old. but soon the brand new sleek all white bay bridge will be opening and earlier this year the administration and tow service buildings were replaced with the new bridge stein in mind. now it's the toll plaza turn for a facelift. these cal-trans drawings show the finished product. the renovation won't change the way it functions just the way it looks. >> that theme that white color will be carried on to the newest span all the way out to the island. >>reporter: work begins later this week and uire periodic lane closure between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for the next 6 months. then probably some time next summer a new toll accounting computer system will go through alt
by commissioner and staff at that time. only when cal-pal brought to the commission in 2001, that the community finally had some clout to enforce a permanent solution. cal-trod still have that power. it's not up to this commission. they can go back to the state quality board with that permanent solution. i joined judge cahill's mediation on the lake merced issues. and a lot of progress was in that. the lake merced water task force in 2000, recommended almost everything that has been done. these were volunteers who knew what needed to be done to restore the water quality and lake level. other activi tiactivities and a collectively call ourselves cowboys. the golf course's daily water plant, and west side hydrological model, and the wells, and saltwater intrusion models. some gathering dust, largely, and i think it's the $588,000 watershed report, not being activated. other activities. we were confident in 2008 that with the water being addressed and the watershed report, that we could ban the lake merced task force. that was a big mistake. the board of supervisors resolution in 2007, there is no
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